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A children's story book from the late 1800s. A mother telling her children a story on a cold winter night by the fireplace about King Winter and Jack Frost. read by Phil Chenevert
Topics: king winter, winter, storytelling, jack frost, children, lib rivox
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The Story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter read by Phil Chenevert. Peter gets into trouble as usual. He is a naughty little rabbit.
Topics: peter rabbit, beatrix potter, children, story
Audio Books & Poetry
by Phil Chenevert recorded this book by Peter Newell
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Read by Phil Chenevert. Another delightful children's book by Peter Newell with a hole that goes completely through it as the rocket makes it's way from basement to the top floor upsetting people along the way. published about 1900
Topics: children, rocket, interactive, Peter Newell, Librivox
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Nine Unlikely Tales for Children, by E. Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. Nine original and, yes, unlikely fairy-tales, which include stories of the arithmetic fairy, the king who became a charming villa-residence and the dreadful automatic nagging machine. All are classic-Nesbit: charming, novel and not afraid to squeeze in a moral or two -- told with proper fairy-tale style. (Summary by Cori) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, children, fairy tales, nesbit
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Royal Children of English History by E. Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. From the first chapter: "History is a story, a story of things that happened to real live people in our England years ago; and the things that are happening here and now, and that are put in the newspapers, will be history for little children one of these days. And the people you read about in history were real live people, who were good and bad, and glad and sorry, just as people are...
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Topics: non-fiction, biography, history, librivox, audiobooks, children
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Arthur Ransome
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LibriVox recording of Pond And Stream by Arthur Ransome. Read in English by David Wales This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books For Children" series (three books), which is probably the best indication of its target audience and subject matter. The book is fun and charming, even for adults. Arthur Michell Ransome was an English author and journalist who had a reputation as one of the best English writers of children's books. “This is a book about the things that are jolly...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, pond, Natural History, stream, water animals
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of The Hunting of the Snark (Version 3) by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Hunting of the Snark - "An Agony in 8 Fits" is typically categorized as a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll, the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Written from 1874 to 1876, the poem borrows the setting, some creatures, and eight portmanteau words from Carroll's earlier poem "Jabberwocky" in his children's novel Through the Looking Glass. Carroll often...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nonsense poetry
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by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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LibriVox recording of Queer Little Folks by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read in English by Claire Schreuder; Larry Greene; Deena Rhoads; Jennifer Dorr; Pam Castille A wonderful children's classic - a collection of moral stories told by animals in the woods. The wittily written stories explore various issues in a fun way. - Summary by Claire Schreuder For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, animals, classic, kids, Moral, bedtime, meaning
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by Clara Dillingham Pierson
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LibriVox recording of Among the Farmyard People by Clara Dillingham Pierson. Read in English by Claire A wonderful children's book filled with engaging stories about various farmyard animals. Each book ending with a moral which gently encourages children towards better behaviour and attitudes. - Summary by Claire Schreuder For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, animals, stories, lessons, morals, fun, farmyard, bedtime
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Literature
by Andersen, Hans, 1822-1879
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A collection of fairy tales by famous children's author Hans Christian Andersen.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) *To access the audio book, click on HTTPS and download the libravox.zip file.
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Fairy tales, C3, LP, Fairy Tales, Chapter Books (Short), Fiction, Audiobooks
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific. (Summary by...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, pirates, Stevenson, treasure, children's literature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by John Burroughs
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Librivox recording of Squirrels and other Fur-Bearers by John Burroughs. Read by Laura Caldwell. Squirrels and other Fur-Bearers, a collection of essays by American naturalist and essayist, John Burroughs, provides fascinating insight into the daily life of small woodland creatures. Included in these essays are Burrough's personal observations of squirrels, rabbits, mink, and chipmunks, as well as numerous other small mammals. Highly recommended for anyone, both young and old, with an interest...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, John Burroughs, mammals, animals, wildlife, nature, essays, children's...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Margery Williams
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Librivox recording of The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Read by Marlo Dianne "What is REAL?" asked the Rabbit one day... Written in 1922, The Velveteen Rabbit , or, How Toys Become Real is the tale of a sweet unassuming toy rabbit who questions what it is to live and to love. It was the first children's title written by Margery Williams (1881 - 1944), who had previously created only for adults. This story eclipsed all others, to become her most famous work, and an ever adored...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, velveteen rabbit, children's literature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Anonymous
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Librivox recording of Story Hour Readers: Third Year by Ida Coe and Alice Christie (1876- ?) read by Sibella Denton. Short and sweet stories for children from the 19th century. The stories were compiled by two New York City teachers and were thought appropriate for third year children at that time. (Summary by Sibella Denton) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, children's
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by William Trowbridge Larned
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Librivox recording of American Indian Fairy Tales, collected by Henry R. Schoolcraft and retold by William Trowbridge Larned Read by Chip With no written language, Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region passed their cultural identity down through the generations by way of stories. Far more than mere tales to amuse children, they passed along the collective wisdom of the tribes. In the 1830s, government Indian Agent and ethnologist Henry R Schoolcraft learned the language of these...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of Little Lord Fauntleroy , by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Little Lord Fauntleroy is a sentimental children’s novel by American (English-born) author Frances Hodgson Burnett, serialized in St. Nicholas Magazine in 1885. It was a runaway hit for the magazine and was separately published in 1886. The book was a commercial success for its author, and its illustrations by Reginal Birch set fashion trends. Little Lord Fauntleroy also set a precedent in copyright law in 1888 when...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, children, improvement
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Arthur Ransome
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Librivox recording of Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Arthur Ransome is best known for his Swallows and Amazons series of children’s books. This is the only example of his fiction in the public domain in the United States. These stories are all from Russian folklore, some comparatively well-known, others less so. Ransome spent some years in Russia as a newspaper correspondent for the Daily News and the Manchester Guardian and was peripherally involved...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children's books, Russian folklore, short stories, fairy tales
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Maurice Maeterlinck
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LibriVox recording of The Children's Life of the Bee, by Maurice Maeterlinck. Read by Phil Chenevert Buzz, buzz, buzz. A fascinating and beautifully written explanation of the life of the honey bee. Maeterlinck, who won the Noble Prize for Literature, wrote a more scholarly work called The Life of the Bee but then rewrote it in simpler terms so that children could appreciate what goes in a hive. The book describes in simple language the inner workings of a hive from its beginning with a swarm...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, science, bees, honeybees
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by E. L. Blanchard
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LibriVox recording of Whittington and his Cat by E. L. Blanchard (1820 - 1889). Read in English by Cori Samuel; Andy Minter; Jc Guan; mb; Philippa; Anne Cheng; Anna Roberts; Ruth Golding; David Lawrence; Tom; TriciaG; lkku; Lucy Perry; Kim Stich; Phil Chenevert. Whittington and his Cat, or Harlequin Lord Mayor of London was the 26th Grand Comic Christmas Annual, written by E. L. Blanchard for performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London in 1875. Pantomimes are a favourite Christmas...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, humour, London, music, victorian, musical, pantomime, dick...
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by Charles Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley, first published in its entirety in 1863. Though some of the author's opinions are very dated now, the journey of a little chimney-sweep water-baby through rivers and storms, under sea and over iceberg, is still a classic, wonderful children's adventure. Summary by Cori Samuel. Music from Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture at musopen.com For further information, including links to...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, children, kingsley, fantasy, fairy tales, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Story of a Candy Rabbit, by Laura Lee Hope. Read by Cori Samuel. The Candy Rabbit wakes up one morning to find his Destiny has arrived: he is part of a wonderful Easter display at the toy shop in which he lives -- and any moment now the customers will arrive! Follow this sweet chap as he has many little adventures, making new friends and catching up with old friends along the way. (Summary by Cori.) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
Topics: Librivox, audiobook, fiction, children, Easter
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Read by Cori Samuel. A children's classic, this is the story of Rat and Mole, who have many adventures both on and off their beloved river, with their friends Toad and Badger. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional! (Summary by Cori Samuel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, wind in the willows, mole, rat, toad, badger
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text